The empathic civilization

Jeremy Rifkin

"It's very tough being alive on this planet." - Jeremy Rifkin

In this beautifully illustrated 10 minute talk, Jeremy Rifkin, author of “The Empathic Civilization,” explains the role empathy plays in our lives. Jeremy states that we are soft-wired for empathy. We see our family as those who share our blood, religion, and nation. Jeremey wonders if it is not too far fetched, with the advancement of technology, to now see the entire human race as our extended family.

For a fuller understanding on empathy in your day-to-day life, check out this blog post on empathy.